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Millet Coush Coush
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Contributed by: mdAdded: Oct 18, 2007 at 08:15 PM


This is an old Cajun breakfast recipe usually made with cornmeal; but I experimented with millet meal, and it makes a great substitute. Serves 4 or more

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Breakfast
  • 1/4 cup ghee or light olive oil
  • 2 cups millet meal (grind whole millet in a coffee grinder to the consistency of corn meal)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder [see Note]
  • 1-1/2 cups water
How to make it:
  1. Heat the oil over medium heat in a heavy skillet, such as cast iron.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients; then add the water, and mix thoroughly.
  3. Pour and spread the mixture into the hot oil, and allow a crust to form on the bottom before stirring.
  4. Give it a good stir and lower heat to simmer.
  5. Stir occasionally and cook, covered, for about 15 minutes.
  6. Serve in bowls with milk of choice like a hot cereal.
  7. Top, if desired, with a drizzle of light molasses, sugar, agave nectar, or fig preserves. Enjoy!

    Note:[baking powder Recipes]

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Millet3 N N B B B B N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 18, 2007 at 09:15 PM By: Lola